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Mark Robert Warner (born December 15, 1954) is an American businessman and politician serving as the senior United States Senator from Virginia, a seat he was first elected to in 2008.wikipedia
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2008 United States Senate election in Virginia

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Running against his gubernatorial predecessor, Jim Gilmore, Warner won his first election to the Senate in 2008 with 65% of the vote.
Democrat Mark Warner (no relation) won the open seat by the most lopsided margin for a contested Senate race in Virginia in 20 years.

Senate Democratic Caucus

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He is a member of the Democratic Party and currently a Vice Chair of the Senate Democratic Caucus and the Vice Chair of the Senate Intelligence Committee.

2014 United States Senate election in Virginia

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Warner won reelection in 2014, narrowly defeating Ed Gillespie.
Incumbent Democratic Senator Mark Warner ran for re-election to a second term.

Ed Gillespie

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Warner won reelection in 2014, narrowly defeating Ed Gillespie.
Gillespie narrowly lost to incumbent Mark Warner by a margin of 0.8%.

Democratic Party (United States)

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He is a member of the Democratic Party and currently a Vice Chair of the Senate Democratic Caucus and the Vice Chair of the Senate Intelligence Committee.
Some of these Democrats are former President Bill Clinton, former Vice President Al Gore, Senator Mark Warner, former Pennsylvania governor Ed Rendell, former senator Jim Webb, Vice President Joe Biden, congresswoman Ann Kirkpatrick and former congressman Dave McCurdy.

Attorney General of Virginia

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His opponents were Republican Mark Earley, the state's attorney general, and the Libertarian candidate William B. Redpath.
Following the 2001 election of Governor Mark Warner, it was widely believed that the 2005 election would be between then-Lieutenant Governor Tim Kaine and then-Attorney General Jerry Kilgore, which is precisely what occurred, with Kaine winning and becoming Virginia's 70th Governor.

Nextel Communications

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As founder and managing director of Columbia Capital, a venture capital firm, he helped found or was an early investor in a number of technology companies, including Nextel.
Other early investors include Mark Warner, now a United States Senator from Virginia, and Jack Markell, the former Governor of Delaware.

Seniority in the United States Senate

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Mark Robert Warner (born December 15, 1954) is an American businessman and politician serving as the senior United States Senator from Virginia, a seat he was first elected to in 2008.

Democratic Party of Virginia

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He managed Douglas Wilder's successful 1989 gubernatorial campaign and served as chairman of the state Democratic Party from 1993-95.

Harvard Law School

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Warner then graduated from Harvard Law School with a Juris Doctor in 1980 and coached the law school's first intramural women's basketball team.
Eight sitting U.S. senators are alumni of HLS: Romney, Ted Cruz, Mike Crapo, Tim Kaine, Jack Reed, Chuck Schumer, Tom Cotton, and Mark Warner.

Mark Earley

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His opponents were Republican Mark Earley, the state's attorney general, and the Libertarian candidate William B. Redpath.
He ran to succeed James Gilmore, but lost to Democrat Mark Warner.

Tim Kaine

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In the same election, Republican Jerry Kilgore was elected attorney general, and Democrat Tim Kaine was elected lieutenant governor.
He benefited from his association with the popular outgoing Democratic governor, Mark Warner, who had performed well in traditionally Republican areas of the state.

United States Senate Select Committee on Intelligence

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He is a member of the Democratic Party and currently a Vice Chair of the Senate Democratic Caucus and the Vice Chair of the Senate Intelligence Committee.

University of Virginia

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"Warner used his power as Virginia's governor in 2003 to pressure the Atlantic Coast Conference into revoking an invitation it had already extended to Syracuse University. Warner wanted the conference, which already included the University of Virginia, to add Virginia Tech instead — and he got his way."
A Charter initiative was signed into law by then-Governor Mark Warner in 2005, negotiated with the university to have greater autonomy over its own affairs in exchange for accepting this decline in financial support.

Jim Gilmore

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Running against his gubernatorial predecessor, Jim Gilmore, Warner won his first election to the Senate in 2008 with 65% of the vote.
He was succeeded by Democrat Mark Warner, who took office in early 2002.

Robin Lovitt

On November 29, 2005, Warner commuted the death sentence of Robin Lovitt to life imprisonment without the possibility of parole.
He was granted clemency by Virginia Governor Mark R. Warner on November 29, 2005, the day before he was scheduled to be executed by lethal injection at the Greensville Correctional Center.

Rockville High School (Connecticut)

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He grew up in Illinois, and later in Vernon, Connecticut, where he graduated from Rockville High School, a public secondary school.

2008 Democratic National Convention

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Warner delivered the keynote address at the 2008 Democratic National Convention.
Former Virginia Governor Mark Warner delivered the keynote address which included references to new job creation:

Roger Keith Coleman

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Warner also arranged for DNA tests of evidence left from the case of Roger Keith Coleman, who was put to death by the state in 1992.
In January 2006, Virginia Governor Mark Warner announced that testing of DNA evidence had conclusively proven that Coleman was guilty of the crime.

Democratic Governors Association

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He chaired the Southern Governors' Association and was a member of the Democratic Governors Association.

Forward Together PAC

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Prior to his congressional career, Warner was the 69th Governor of Virginia holding the office from 2002 to 2006, and is the honorary chairman of the Forward Together PAC.
The Committee's Honorary Chair is current Democratic U.S. Senator and former Governor of Virginia Mark Warner.

John Warner

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He unsuccessfully ran for the U.S. Senate in 1996 against incumbent Republican John Warner (no relation) in a "Warner versus Warner" election.
Warner was re-elected easily in 1984 and 1990, and faced his first real challenge for re-election in 1996 from political newcomer Democrat Mark Warner (no relation).

114th United States Congress

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Warner was ranked the 10th most bipartisan member of the U.S. Senate during the 114th United States Congress in the Bipartisan Index, created by The Lugar Center and the McCourt School of Public Policy to assess congressional bipartisanship.

Jerry Kilgore (politician)

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In the same election, Republican Jerry Kilgore was elected attorney general, and Democrat Tim Kaine was elected lieutenant governor.
He was critical of Democratic Governor Mark Warner's fiscal policy, particularly the 2004 budget that included substantial tax increases.

Virginia

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Mark Robert Warner (born December 15, 1954) is an American businessman and politician serving as the senior United States Senator from Virginia, a seat he was first elected to in 2008.
In 2008, Democrats won both United States Senate seats; former Governor Mark Warner was elected to replace retiring Republican John Warner.